Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com, and on Twitter at @tk_sage.
How ‘Down and Out In Beverly Hills’ Dabbled in Social Issues
Released 35 years ago, Paul Mazurksky's comedy touched on serious topics without giving up its zany foundations.
50 Years Ago: ‘All in the Family’ Changes Television Forever
Series shifted cultural landscape with its comedic accomplishments, as well as its willingness to tackle divisive social issues.
Those Were the Days: 10 Classic ‘All in the Family’ Episodes
Highlights from the groundbreaking TV sitcom include guest stars, confrontations and poignant moments.
Flashback to the ’80s: ‘I’m Not a Doctor, But I Play One On TV’
The ad campaign, which debuted in 1984, has a long and fascinating history.
50 Years Ago: The Last Cigarette Ad Appears on Television
The end of televised cigarette ads changed everything from the entertainment industry to advertising itself.
40 Years Ago: ‘Bloom County’ Begins Dissecting Politics and Culture
Berkeley Breathed's comic highlighted the love-hate relationship with pop culture and political matters in the '80s.
Why James Bond Fans Either Love or Hate ‘The World Is Not Enough’
The Pierce Brosnan Bond rides the line between inspired and absurd.
50 Years Ago: ‘Doonesbury’ Adds Political Satire to Daily Comics
Gary Trudeau's strip paved new ground for political commentary.
40 Years Ago: Goldie Hawn’s Charm Saves ‘Private Benjamin’
Actress's comedic chops rescued what could otherwise have been a disastrous movie.
How ‘Dr. No’ Launched James Bond and Changed Moviegoing Forever
Sean Connery's 007 helped set the template for future action movies.
How ‘Casino Royale’ Rebooted James Bond for the 21st Century
Daniel Craig's first turn as Bond revealed a darker side of the agent with a license to kill.
How James Bond’s ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ Eerily Predicted the Future
With its focus on technological dystopia, 007's 1997 film feels like it could have been made yesterday.